Lotus Elan

Lotus Elan[KINDLE] ❆ Lotus Elan Author Matthew Vale – Heartforum.co.uk The Essential Guide to buying the Lotus Elan of your dreams this book will guide you through all you need to know The Lotus Elan and Plus 2 are the definitive classic Lotus Sports cars Small light and The Essential Guide to buying the Lotus Elan of your dreams this book will guide you through all you need to know The Lotus Elan and Plus are the definitive classic Lotus Sports cars Small light and powered by Lotus’s own Twin Cam engine these were and are fast great handling sports cars with a Grand Prix winning pedigree With a winning formula of glass fibre bodyshell and simple sheet steel backbone chassis the Elan was an affordable replacement for the expensive and exotic glass fibre monocoue Lotus Elite and became the mainstay of the Lotus road car range throughout the s and into the s First introduced as an open two seater in and as a Coupé in the Elan was available as a do it yourself ‘kit’ car or in factory assembled form and was refined through the s culminating in the famous Sprint models of with the big valve bhp Twin Cam engine The widened and stretched Elan with its vestigial rear seats named unsurprisingly the Plus was introduced in followed by the higher spec Plus S in which was the first Elan not available in kit form The Plus S gained the Sprint specification engine in and the final Elan was the Plus S of Just over Elans were produced between and while just over Plus were produced between and This book has been written to provide the prospective owner with all the information they need to establish if an Elan or Plus is for them and what to look for when viewing an example All aspects of the cars are examined including paperwork mechanical issues bodywork and interior with many photos of example cars to assist in the assessment of an individual car and understand the implications of many of the common problems that a car can exhibit The author is a Lotus enthusiast and has been working on and writing about classic Lotuses for a number of years   .

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Lotus Elan ePUB Ä Paperback
  • Paperback
  • 64 pages
  • Lotus Elan
  • Matthew Vale
  • 07 August 2014
  • 9781787112865

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